Monday, October 26, 2020

“This economic system is killing this planet”: Chicago residents demand the state halt the...

"The most direct way to address climate change is to keep fossil fuels in the ground."

For James Cromwell, the fight against fossil fuels is no act

"We have to change our relationship both to the planet and to the people who live on this planet, including the people who are opposing us."

Sweden shuts down its last coal plant two years early

The announcement moves both Stockholm and the E.U. forward in their plans to fight the climate crisis.

Reminder: Climate change was no accident

The Exxon Mobil executives who’ve profited from fossil fuels did so while knowing that they were trading a few decades of profits for the entire future of the planet and all of the species on it.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.

Political Cartoonist Fired for Criticizing Monsanto, Big Ag

The cartoonist drew a cartoon depicting the ridiculous profits Big Ag makes in contrast to local farmers.

Obama Pipeline Plot Twist Is Not a Victory—And Could Erase the Struggle

By toasting the illusion of victory, we could undo what we have built at Standing Rock, this unprecedented act of collective resistance. By celebrating too soon, you’re helping to build a pipeline.

Emails show FBI and police are monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists

The emails circulated by the task force include activists' social media posts, emails and rally announcements.

56 million Native American deaths caused by European colonizers changed Earth’s climate, study says

"For once, we've been able to balance all the boxes and realize that the only way the Little Ice Age was so intense is ... because of the genocide of millions of people."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.